Naturally Colored Conversation Heart Cheesecakes
Ingredients: (makes 18)
1 1/4 cups sour cream
blue – 1-2 tablespoons blueberry puree (I used 2)
pink – 1-2 tablespoons raspberry puree (I used 2)
yellow- the zest from one lemon, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 egg yolk
orange – 1 1/2 tablespoons carrot puree and 2 teaspoons orange juice
white – just plain cheesecakes
green – kiwi did not work, you could try lime or spinach
red- for painting on the words, either blackberry or raspberry puree
3 Wilton Heart Shaped Silicone Molds
fine tip paint brush (new or food only brush)
roasting pan big enough to fit your heart shaped molds
optional, Chicago Metallic Conversation Heart Cookie Cutters/Stamps
This is an abbreviated version of this recipe. For more detailed instructions, and tips see the original Conversation Heart Cheesecake recipe, here.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Mix graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon and melted butter together. Equally divide among 18 heart cavities and press down into and even layer.
Beat cream cheese. Add in sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add sour cream and eggs.
Equally divide each color into 3 of the heart cavities.
I share lots of tips and details about the water bath in the original conversation heart cheesecake post.
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